Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Featured Women 2024: Isabel Flores Hernandez

Flores Hernandez finds identity in her brushstrokes By CharaIsabel Flores Hernandez, who’s being recognized by Dos Mundos in observance of March as Women’s History Month, can attest to the transforming power of art in a person’s life.Born in Chiapas, Mexico, Flores Hernandez developed an interest in art as a child. She had a fascination for […]

A quick look: The evolution of U.S. Hispanic art

By Tere Siqueira Often, Hispanic art in the United States intertwines a deep history of cultural influences with diverse forms of artistic expression.Here are a few facts you might not know about the evolution of Hispanic art in the United States:*Roots: Pre-Columbian and Spanish colonial art forms are strong influences on Hispanic art in the […]

Adger works to create diverse artistic space

Adger works to create diverse artistic spaceBy Tere SiqueiraAdriana Adger wants black, brown and queer people to feel welcome, particularly in artistic spaces.In pursuit of that goal, the resident of Kansas City, Missouri’s Waldo neighborhood has launched Painted Teacup, a paint-and-sip space that aims to offer a unique, immersive painting experience.Adger’s desire to nurture diversity […]

DINKC connects his art to Mexican Culture: Pt. II of a Two-Part Series

By CharaWyandotte County, Kansas, native Laedan Galicia’s art career has taken him on journeys both physical and emotional.Galicia, as Dos Mundos reported in Part I, is among the artists whose work is appearing in the Kansas City area art and fundraising campaign Parade of Hearts. The campaign website states via a Google Maps link that […]

DINKC connects his art to Mexican Culture

Viaje de un artista latino incluye la campaña desfile de corazones Parte I de una serie de dos partes Una campaña de arte y recaudación de fondos en toda el área está dando a un nativo del condado de Wyandotte, Kansas, la oportunidad de compartir su marca y presentar su trabajo a miles de transeúntes.La […]

The Nutcracker returns to Kauffman Center

The Nutcracker is back.Starting Friday (Dec. 3), the Christmas-themed ballet with music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky will run through Dec. 24 at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri. “I am so excited to be returning to the Muriel Kauffman Theatre, presenting our wonderful, vibrant production of […]

Mattie Rhodes construye un nuevo centro de artes culturales

El Centro Mattie Rhodes está trabajando para crear un centro de artes culturales que sirva como un espacio con apertura para que todos los latinos muestren su cultura.El proyecto es parte de un plan de remodelación elaborado en 2010, indicó John Fierro, presidente/director ejecutivo de Mattie Rhodes. El plan incluía la aprobación de un edificio […]

Artista del área cumple un sueño

Héctor Trinidad Pérez-Sevilla, residente del área de Kansas City, hizo realidad uno de sus sueños cuando fue elegido por Kenny y los Eléctricos, una de sus bandas favoritas, para crear la portada de su nuevo disco.Saltó ante la oportunidad porque la música de la banda lo había ayudado a superar los episodios de depresión.“Siempre he […]

Kansas City Museum reopens after seven years of renovation work

By Tere Siqueira After seven years of renovation efforts, the Kansas City Museum staged a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony on Oct. 21 to celebrate its reopening.The reopening follows the completion of work on Corinthian Hall, one of five buildings that comprise the museum. Built in 1910 and occupied for 20-plus years by Robert Alexander Long […]

Street Talk: What does the Day of the Dead mean to you?

By Tere Siqueira The Day of the Dead celebration, known in Spanish as Dia de los Muertos, is right around the corner.Although the celebration is significant to the Latin community, what Day of the Dead means depends on the person you ask about it. Recently, Dos Mundos asked some people what the Nov. 1-2 celebration […]